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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·dure v. i. [imp. & p. p. Endured p. pr. & vb. n. Enduring ]
 1. To continue in the same state without perishing; to last; to remain.
    Their verdure still endure.   --Shak.
    He shall hold it [his house] fast, but it shall not endure.   --Job viii. 15.
 2. To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out.
    Can thine heart endure, or can thine hands be strong in the days that I shall deal with thee?   --Ezek. xxii. 14.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·dur·ing, a. Lasting; durable; long-suffering; as, an enduring disposition. “A better and enduring substance.” --Heb. x. 34. -- En*dur*ing*ly, adv. --T. Arnold. -- En*dur*ing*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: unceasing; "an abiding belief"; "imperishable truths" [syn:
             abiding, imperishable]
      2: patiently enduring continual wrongs or trouble; "an enduring
         disposition"; "a long-suffering and uncomplaining wife"
         [syn: long-suffering]